Safety Reports

Tis the season to be receiving gift packages and also the season to be losing some of these packages to thieves. Thwart these thefts by taking advantage of our safe address program at Intown Hardware, CityStorage and Highland Wine and Crystal. Stop by any of these local friendly businesses and sign up free ...

Saturday morning 12/10 ( 9 til noon) Trees Atlanta will be here to plant 60 new neighborhood trees in areas near the BeltLine. Meet on Arcadia Street at Virginia Avenue in tree planting clothes along with your gloves – kids welcome with parental supervision. This is yet another way to meet your neighbors, ...

Another reminder to mark your calendars for 11/15/2011 at 6:30 p.m. at the YWCA on North Highland Avenue with Major Dalton from Zone 6 and Major Browning from Zone 2. Sometime in December, the area north of Amsterdam Avenue is slated to become part of Zone 2, as part of APD’s long ago announced ...

This much talked about incident occurred about 8 p.m. on 10/19 on Los Angeles Avenue just west of North Highland Avenue. Our Officer Woolfolk was on duty at the time and told me “I was right around the corner when it occurred. After receiving the call from 911, I arrived on the scene ...

This will be a busy weekend for family activities. Saturday morning from 9 to 11 there will be a cleanup in Orme Park – bring your gloves, trimmers and pruners to clear out invasive shrubs and enhance the recent repainting of the bridge. Saturday afternoon at 4 – get dressed up in Halloween garb (adults, children ...

The following reports are gleaned from the Zone 6 crime stats for the weeks of 41 and 42 of 2011, with emphasis on our VaHi Beat # 603, but with news from around the Zone as it applies to us. Again, I state, these reports are not meant to scare anyone, but to make you ...

Traffic Alerts There is to be an outdoor festival in the Mix parking lot on North Highland Avenue @ Briarcliff Place on Saturday10/22 from 2 til 10 http://xorbia.com/e/festivalofexcellence/ A reminder to festival patrons that the streets in this area have resident only parking after 6 p.m. on Saturdays. Non-resident parkers on these ...

Those of you who live in the area around Amsterdam Walk that have been affected by the large crowds attending Loca Luna events will want to attend a meeting about this subject, hosted by Councilman Alex Wan at City Hall on 10/26 at 6:30 p.m. in committee room # 1 on the 2nd floor near ...

To see a CBS Atlanta report of this incident from 10/11 and get a close-up view of the perp’s face – go to http://web.me.com/Sastern/Site/My_Great_Movie.html. The perp was far from being just a harmless drunk, and evidently strung out on something more than a couple of beers and represents a danger to the neighborhood. ...

Due to life getting in the way of my usual reporting schedule – this report contains three weeks of crime stats for the weeks 38, 39 and 40 of 2011. These are gleaned from the Zone 6 reports, with emphasis on our VaHi Beat 603 along with news from around the Zone as it ...

At the recent annual Crime is Toast Breakfast and Awards Ceremony, sponsored by the Atlanta Police Foundation, Zone 6 personnel were honored in the following categories – The Purple Heart Award – our still-recovering Investigator Pat Apoian We wish him a successful healing process Supervisor of the Year – Sergeant Ryan Sinks Civilian Employee of the Year – ...

The same old story – new edition. The Fulton County Commission, still facing prison sentences for contempt of Federal Judge Shoob’s orders, is still talking. But, to their credit, more county departments have been added to the discussion. As long-time commissioner Tom Lowe is quoted – “We’re not gaining on the problem. As the days ...

The following reports are gleaned from our Zone 6 crime stats for the weeks of 36 and 37 of 2011, with emphasis on our VaHi Beat 603, but with news from around the Zone as it applies to us. These reports are not meant to scare anyone – but to make you aware of what ...

Our diligent VaHi graffiti czar, Laura Voisinet, has announced a graffiti paintover under the bridge to be held Monday 9/26 from 5:30 til dark. Laura also wants to clean out the underbrush from this area – so wear old clothes, bring along your gloves along with pruners to help in this effort to produce a ...

The very popular electronics recycling program has now been permanently moved to the former Walden Middle School parking lot at 320 Irwin Street, N.E. in the Old 4th Ward and is now held on the 2nd Saturday of the month from 10 til 3. More details at www.keepatlantabeautiful.org. While you are at that ...

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